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The Columbia Covered Bridge
Lemington, VT
WGN Number: 45-05-02
Columbia covered bridge
Columbia Covered Bridge
Photo by Joe Nelson © 1997

The single-lane, single-span Columbia Bridge connects Columbia, New Hampshire, with Lemington, Vermont, where the mighty Connecticut River is still a small stream. This highway bridge uses the Howe truss, which is usually found in railroad bridges.

Columbia Covered Bridge Vital Statistics
Town: Lemington
Location: Route 102
Crossing: Connecticut River
Date: 1912
Builder: Charles Babbitt
Truss Type: Howe
Truss Length: 146 feet
Credits: All pictures, information and descriptions are taken from Spanning Time Vermont's Covered Bridges by Joseph C. Nelson ©1997 and the World Guide to Covered Bridges - 1989
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Joe Nelson, P.O Box 267, Jericho, VT 05465-0267 This file posted 03/07/2014

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